Safe Sport

Overview 

Quality sport experiences have a positive impact on physical and mental health.

Negative experiences with sport can be harmful and discourage individuals from participating.

PacificSport Interior BC works with partners to raise awareness and address issues that adversely affect the well-being of participants in sport and recreation.

Statement of Commitment 

Sport organizations in British Columbia are committed to creating a sport environment that is accessible, inclusive, respects their participants’ personal goals and is free from all forms of Maltreatment. PacificSport Interior BC has made the commitment to Safe Sport our staff and board have completed Commit to Kids training. 

Link to B.C. Universal Code of Conduct

Online Training Resources 

 Commit to Kids

Respect in Sport for Activity Leaders

CAC Safe Sport Training

Link to resources on the Rule of Two viaSport: https://www.viasport.ca/addressing-maltreatment

 

Resources 

National Sport Helpline

B.C. Helpline for Children – a confidential toll-free phone line for children and youth wanting to talk to someone – is 310-1234 (no area code required). ·

VictimLinkBC - is a toll-free, confidential, multilingual telephone and online service available across B.C. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week which provides information and referral services to all victims of crime and immediate crisis support to victims of family and sexual violence.

Resilience BC: Anti-Racism Network provides information about how to report incidences of racism and hate crimes if you are a victim or witness such incidence.